March 16, 2006
Brandi was just 17 years old when she hit and killed her estranged high school boyfriend Daniel. She did it with her parents’ car that she snuck out earlier that night. She says it was an accident, but Daniel’s family disagrees. They say she purposely ran their son down in a fit of rage.
A Tragedy Unfolds
Was it murder or just a horrific accident? Members of both teens’ families tell their version of events from that tragic night.
Dr. Phil travels to the correctional facility where Brandi is interned and sits down to ask her some hard questions. See her reaction when Dr. Phil challenges inconsistencies in her story.
The Ripple Effect
The pain of the tragedy continues to haunt both families. Dr. Phil discusses how Daniel’s death devastated his family, and how Brandi’s prison term has impacted hers.
A Mother’s Message
Daniel’s mother, Sheila, has strong feelings about Brandi and also about her mother, Sherri. Find out what she wants Brandi to know, and what Brandi has to say in return.
What a Jury Never Heard
Does the police report contain evidence that could vindicate Brandi? Could a different lawyer have gotten her a lighter sentence? Find out what Brandi has to say and which family member storms out of the studio in tears.
In Her Own Words
Dr. Phil asks Brandi what she would say to Daniel if she could, and what she would say to his mother, Sheila. Hear Brandi’s message and the reaction of both families.